“[The GMB has welcomed news of tomorrow's increase in the minimum wage to more than £5 an hour for adult workers.
The increase comes after the government accepted the recommendations of a report from the low pay commission. Further increases could take place after another report by the commission next year.
] We welcome the increase in the national minimum wage to £5.05 an hour and we look forward to the new rate of £5.30 next year, ... This will be of great benefit to many of Britain's low-paid workers and is one of the major achievements of the Labour government.”
“We moved the ball, we just imploded when we got around the end zone. When they play as a group, they are a very good team. Unfortunately, there were times when we had individual breakdowns that hurt the whole team.”
“We held their offense to one touchdown in the first half. Things were looking good. In the second half, we lost our focus. We knew what we had to do to stop them and we would have stuck with them if we were focused in the second half.”